City Transport Metro Top Story

Lagos State Government to receive 5,000 vehicles for Lagride initiative

In a significant boost to the Lagos Ride (Lagride) initiative, the Lagos State Government is set to receive 5,000 brand new vehicles for its taxi scheme over the next few months. This announcement was made during a partnership signing ceremony between Ibile Holdings, the investment arm of the Lagos State Government, and Chinese automobile company Read More…

Metro Top Story Utilities

Lagos says ‘no more blackouts’ with electricity bill

The Lagos State Electricity Bill 2024, currently before the state House of Assembly, is expected to end blackouts in the state, according to Mr. Biodun Ogunlewe, the Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources. Ogunlewe provided this assurance during a one-day public hearing on the bill at the assembly complex on Wednesday. The bill aims to Read More…

Climate Finance Environment Metro Top Story

Sanwo-Olu calls for increased climate financing at Lagos summit

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State emphasised the urgent need for continuous and enhanced financing to combat climate change challenges during the closing ceremony of the 10th Lagos International Climate Change Summit on Thursday. Represented by his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, the governor stressed the importance of collaborative efforts among governments, financial institutions, and international Read More…

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Metro Politics Top Story

South-West Governors hold crucial meeting in Lagos

In a significant development for the South-West region, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu convened a crucial closed-door meeting with his counterparts from the six states in the geo-political zone at the Lagos House in Ikeja. The meeting, which began around noon, brought together governors from Ondo, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, and Lagos states. Key attendees Read More…

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Metro Religion Top Story

Sanwo-Olu calls for unity and patriotism amid economic challenges

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has urged citizens to unite and seek solutions rather than engage in a blame game over the nation’s current economic difficulties. Speaking at the 25th State House Ramadan Tafseer Anniversary Prayer, Sanwo-Olu, represented by Deputy Governor Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, emphasised the need for collective action and patriotism. “The challenges Read More…

Emergency Relief Metro Top Story

Dangote Foundation’s food donation eases hardship for Lagosians

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commended the Dangote Foundation for its substantial donation aimed at alleviating the economic struggles faced by Lagos residents. The foundation’s contribution of 80,000 10kg bags of rice and 4,500,000 loaves of bread is part of a broader national food intervention programme. During the programme’s launch at Lagos House, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu highlighted Read More…

Community Metro Politics Top Story

Oba of Benin emphasises unity and diversity in Nigeria during Lagos visit

His Royal Majesty, Omonoba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, stressed Nigeria’s diversity and unity during his visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House, Marina. The Oba highlighted how Nigeria’s diversity and unity define the nation’s stature as a giant in Africa. He emphasised the importance of unity, urging Nigerians Read More…

Elections Legal Metro Top Story

Court affirms Sanwo-Olu’s election victory, Governor extends olive branch to opponents

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lauded the Court of Appeal’s decision, upholding his win in the March 18 governorship election. The dismissal of petitions from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party validates the free choice of Lagosians, according to Sanwo-Olu. He expressed gratitude and humility, emphasizing his commitment Read More…

Civil Service Metro

Sanwo-Olu pledges to enhance professionalism in civil service

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to fostering professionalism among civil and public servants in Lagos State. During a courtesy visit by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), led by its Governing Council Chairman, Mr. Olusegun Mojeed, at the Lagos House, Sanwo-Olu emphasised the importance of maintaining high standards of Read More…

Nigeria Obituary

Tinubu and Sanwo-Olu extend condolences to Anambra Gov. Soludo on father’s passing

President Bola Tinubu has extended his condolences to Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra following the death of his father, Pa Simeon Soludo. In a statement, Tinubu described the late Pa Soludo as a dignified and charitable family man and prayed for his eternal rest. The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, also expressed his sympathies, Read More…